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Notice of Annual School District Election & Public Hearing on Proposed Budget

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Education of North Rose-Wolcott Central School District, Wayne County, New York that the annual election of the school district shall occur on the 18th day of May, 2021, in the North Rose-Wolcott High School, 11631 Salter-Colvin Rd., Wolcott, New York from 12:00 noon until 9:00 PM for the purpose of voting, by paper ballot upon the propositions hereinafter set forth on the machine labels as follows:


Proposition No 1: 2021-22 Budget
Shall the budget for the North Rose-Wolcott Central School District (the “District”) for the fiscal year commencing July 1, 2021 and ending June 30,2022, as presented by the Board of Education, in the amount of $32,243,946 be approved and adopted and the required funds be appropriated and the necessary real property taxes required shall be raised by a tax on the taxable property in the District to be levied and collected as required by law.


Proposition No. 2: Bus Purchase
RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of the North Rose-Wolcott Central School District, Wayne County, New York, is hereby authorized to spend $480,032.94 from the District’s existing School Bus Reserve Funds approved by the District’s voters in May of 2016 and May of 2019 for the acquisition of six school buses.


Proposition No. 3: Annual Appropriations For Wolcott Public Library and Rose Free Library
Shall the annual sum collected by the North Rose–Wolcott Central School District as required by New York State Education and Municipal laws for the 2021-22 operating budgets of the Wolcott Public Library and the Rose Free Library, as determined by both Library Boards of Trustees, be increased by $15,000.00 to the total sum of $188,100.00 annually to be allocated in the amounts of $122,000 to the Wolcott Public Library and $66,100.00 to the Rose Free Library?


FURTHER NOTICE IS GIVEN that a copy of the statement of the estimated monies which will be required during the 2021-22 fiscal year for school purposes, specifying the purposes and the amount of each and a copy of the report of the amount of total assessed value of the final assessment roll(s) used in the budgetary process that is exempt from taxation will be available, upon request, to taxpayers in this District during the hours of 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM from May 4, 2021 to May 18, 2021, exclusive of Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, at each schoolhouse in the District, the Rose Free Library, the Wolcott Public Library, and on the District website:


NOTICE IS ALSO GIVEN That pursuant to §1707(2) of the Education law as amended, the Public Hearing on the proposed school budget will occur Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 6:00 PM in the North Rose-Wolcott High School Auditorium in said school district.


NOTICE IS ALSO GIVEN that petitions nominating candidates for the office of Board of Education member must be filed with the District Clerk no later than 5:00 PM local time, on April 19, 2021. Vacancies for school board members will occur as follows:


One Board Member will be elected at that time:
• One (1) term of five (5) years beginning – July 1, 2021-June 30, 2026 to succeed the following incumbent: Linda Eygnor.


Petitions to nominate a candidate for member of the Board of Education may be secured from the District Clerk at the District Office, 6188 West Port Bay Road, Wolcott, New York 14590, Monday through Friday, exclusive of legal holidays, between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM. Each petition shall be signed by at least twenty-five (25) qualified voters of the district, and state the name and residence address of each candidate and the name and residence address of each signer.


FURTHER NOTICE IS GIVEN that the election of members of the Board of Education is at large. The candidate receiving the greatest number of votes cast will be elected.


NOTICE IS ALSO GIVEN that applications for absentee ballots may be obtained from the District Clerk between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM Monday - Friday, excluding holidays. Applications must be received at least seven (7) days before the election if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter, or the day before the election, if the ballot is to be delivered personally to the voter. The District Clerk must receive absentee ballots no later than 5:00 PM local time on Tuesday, May 18, 2021. A list of all persons to whom absentee ballots have been issued will be available for public inspection during regular business hours at the district office.


NOTICE IS ALSO GIVEN that military voters who are qualified voters of the School District may apply for a military ballot by requesting an application from the District Clerk at (315) 594-2020 or For a military voter to be issued a military ballot, the District Clerk must have received a valid ballot application no later than 5:00 PM on April 23, 2021. In a request for a military ballot application or ballot, the military voter may indicate their preference for receiving the application or ballot by mail, facsimile transmission or electronic mail.


Dated: March 23, 2021
By Order of the Board of Education of the North Rose- Wolcott Central School District Wolcott, NY 14590
Tina St. John, District Clerk First Publication: March 31, 2021, Second through Fourth Publication: Weeks of: April 11, April 25 and May 3, 2021. Section 5: That the school District Clerk is authorized and directed to cause such notice of the public hearing and annual school election to be given in substantially the form hereinbefore prescribed by publishing the same four (4) times within the seven (7) weeks preceding the annual school election (May 18, 2021), the first publication to appear at least forty-five (45) days before the event, in the Lake Shore News and the Finger Lakes Times the official district newspapers, and by giving such other notice as may be deemed advisable.